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Mirbeaus Fictions

by Christopher Lloyd
 
With the aim of encouraging a critical rereading of Mirbeau's most durable works, this study examines his problematic status as a producer of fictions, his use of humour and cruelty, and his treatment of social class and biological diversity, making detailed reference to four books written in the second half of his career: Le Jardin des supplices, Le Journal d'une

Overview

With the aim of encouraging a critical rereading of Mirbeau's most durable works, this study examines his problematic status as a producer of fictions, his use of humour and cruelty, and his treatment of social class and biological diversity, making detailed reference to four books written in the second half of his career: Le Jardin des supplices, Le Journal d'une femme de chambre, Les 21 Jours d'un neurasthénique and La 628-E8

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780719085901
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Series:
Durham Modern Languages Series
Pages:
132
Product dimensions:
0.31(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Lloyd is Professor of French at Durham University

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